The bitter gourd (or bitter melon, if you please) is here to take away your bitterness and lift your spirits during the Global lock down and isolation due to the corona virus! After all, what better way to ward off your boredom and loneliness than to indulge in your favorite, walnutshell craft? Hope you do... Continue Reading →
Yes! this time I made a Stegosaurus with nut shells - walnut and pistachio shells. It's so simple and easy to make, I wonder why I did not think of it before. Here: watch this video to see how I made it. A stegosaurus is a type of herbivorous dinosaur. It is characterised by huge... Continue Reading →
Nutty Craft In the affairs of men, the famous poet observed,What's timing is important. (The psalms agree.) Creative talent, where praise is deserved must therefore be suited to the taste of the age, like dress or music, where the new compares with the familiar, only more something – or less – as the artist dares.... Continue Reading →
This time, I have more pistachio shell craft, somewhat similar to what I presented to you before, but with a twist or two. For example, recall the flower and the bee of my last post. This time it's a bee made of pistachio shells only - no walnut shells. Materials used in bee-making: Four pistachio... Continue Reading →
It's time again for more nutty craft - here we come with a flower and a bee. Oh, what a pair! And what a lovely fridge magnet they make!
My friend brought me sackful of walnuts.....Then she decided to add another favor and show me an easier and more effective of cracking the walnuts open.
This week's DIY craft with walnut shells is a walnut shell mandolin! What is a mandolin? A mandolin is a stringed musical instrument used by some of the greatest musicians. It is somewhat like a guitar, but it is not a guitar! Here is a picture for your reference (Image by ilbelpaese from Pixabay) One... Continue Reading →
This week's project is making a car with half a walnut shell. Take a look at these pictures of my walnut shell cars. Looks easy enough, no? So how to go about making a walnut shell car? Materials required: Half a walnut shell Buttons or beads for wheels Toothpicks (optional) for axles Silver wrapping paper... Continue Reading →